17 February 2022


Rambert today release the first looktrailer for Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, a dance theatre show written and adapted for the stage by Peaky Blinders’ creator Steven Knight and directed and choreographed by Rambert’s Artistic Director Benoit Swan Pouffer. The 60 second trailer gives audiences a taster ofwhat’s to come from Rambert’s Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby.

Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby will have a London Premiere at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre between 12 October - 6 November 2022 before embarking on a UK tour in 2023.

Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby will feature the 20 permanent Rambert dance company on stage, and a live band playing specially commissioned music and is Rambert’s first collaboration of this kind.

Through dance theatre Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby picks up the story of the Peaky Blinders at the end of World War One, following Tommy Shelby and Grace Burgess through their passionate love affair. While Tommy is building his empire, Grace is operating as an undercoveragent for Special Branch on a mission to get close to the heart of Tommy’sgang. As the story unfolds, many heartsare broken.  

...You young men of the Tunnelling brigade, you areall dead. Not counted among the dead because your bodies were not buried withthe dead. But dead inside...

Dazzling, athletic dance and stunning dramatisation with an iconic eclectic Peaky soundtrack from a live on-stage band.

Tommy and the Peaky Blinders fought together at Flanders and the show opens in the trenches. Bound by thisexperience, a very personal story unfolds as the Shelby family navigate thedecisions that determine their fate and Tommy is intoxicated by the mysterious Grace.

"…an independent dance company, dedicated to bringing dance to the people." Tommy Shelby, S4 Ep5

Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, is a Rambert production in association with Birmingham Hippodrome, co-produced with TheLowry, inspired by the television series Peaky Blinders created by Steven Knight, in association with Caryn Mandabach Productions. Peaky Blinders TM © Caryn Mandabach Productions 2022. Licensed by CarynMandabach Productions.